Universität Wien FIND

300379 VO Population and community ecology (2020S)

4.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Blockveranstaltung: jeweils Montag u. Dienstag, 16-19 Uhr im HS II, Gebäude UZA1, Althanstrasse 14. Nur in der ersten Semesterhälfte!

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Lecturing is blocked in the months March and April only, starting with 09 March 2020. Note that there will be NO LECTURES on 02. and 03. March 2020!

Monday 09.03. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Tuesday 10.03. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Monday 16.03. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Tuesday 17.03. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Monday 23.03. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Tuesday 24.03. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Monday 30.03. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Tuesday 31.03. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Monday 20.04. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Tuesday 21.04. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Monday 27.04. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2
Tuesday 28.04. 16:45 - 19:15 Hörsaal 2

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture series deals with basic concepts of population and community ecology. Topics include population structures (demographic, genetic, and spatial), regulation of population size, density dependence, top-down vs. bottom-up control, r- and K-selection, temporal dynamics of populations, metapopulation concepts, minimum viable population, Allee effects, patterns and assembly rules in species assemblages.

Assessment and permitted materials

digital Written test via moodle, 90 min

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

grade 1: 87.5-100% of points that can possibly be achieved in the exam; grade 2: 75-87.5%; grade 3: 62.5-75%; grade 4: 50-62.5%; grade 5: <50%

Examination topics

Contents of lecture series; NO materials will be provided for DOWNLOAD as web-based resources

Reading list

Hints will be given in the first lecturing unit.

Association in the course directory

UF BU 10, BAN 6, BBO 8, BOE 8 , BPB 11, BZO 11

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